Charles Linshaw holds an M.F.A. in Acting from Columbia University and has also trained extensively with SITI Company. As an actor, he has performed in New York and Boston in theater, film, television, commercials and corporate videos. He has also performed numerous voiceovers for Frontline on PBS since 2004, including the Emmy Award winning episode, A Death in Tehran, and the Emmy nominated episodes, The Confessions and Rules of Engagement. He recently made his professional directing debut with an outdoor production of Much Ado About Nothing in Cambridge, MA. Charles has been voice and dialect coach at The Nora Theatre Company, Stoneham Theatre, Happy Medium Theatre, the Theater Offensive, and Lesley University. He has taught voice, scene study, improvisation, Viewpoints, devised theater, on-camera acting, business of acting, and is currently a Linklater Teacher Trainee. He has also been a guest lecturer at Brandeis University, part-time faculty at The Boston Conservatory, and has led workshops and master classes at Emerson College, Babson College, and Bentley College.
Charles recently played Reuven Malter in The Lyric Stage Company’s production of The Chosen. He has appeared in classics as well as many original plays and devised pieces both in New York City and in Boston. Next, he will originate the role of Ilan Shaliach in Cassie M. Seinuk’s award winning new play, From the Deep, produced by Boston Public Works and premiering at the BCA in March 2015. Charles is a proud and long time member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA.
Charlie teaches Actors and Acting, the Professional Voice, and Improvisation for Entrepreneurs.
Production Work at Northeastern
2013: Performing the role of Don Manuel in The Phantom Lady.
Photography by Christopher McKenzie